Exposing Toxic Ideologies Infecting Your Mind (Pt. 1) | Eckhart Tolle | SPIRITUALITY | Rubin Report

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Eckhart Tolle, author, The Power of Now & A New Earth about why many people have become absorbed by toxic beliefs, why we need self awareness more than ever, what we can all learn from Ben Shapiro’s conversation with Russell Brand, and how social media addiction is filling our head with negative beliefs. In this clip Eckhart shares his observation that many people are living in a distorted reality filled with toxic ideologies. He is worried that a large part of the population is having difficulty thinking rationally. The loss of critical thinking is especially worrisome to him because he believes that it is this kind of negative thinking that has led to human disasters like the Cultural Revolution in Mao Zedong’s China. He likens the current cultural climate to being like a mental virus or as Carl Jung called it, a collective psychosis. If we do not develop more self awareness and self reflection and we continue to fear challenging assumptions we may end up on a path similar to Cambodia under Pol Pot.


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Eckhart Tolle
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